Under a law enacted in Illinois in August 2015, the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Facilities Act became effective on Jan. Under its provisions, residents and their roommates have the right to consent to having a video or audio recording devices installed in their rooms.
The cost of the installation and the equipment must be paid by the resident or the resident’s family or loved ones.
The Illinois Department of Public Health will establish a fund of ,000 that will be given each year to residents selected by a lottery to purchase and install monitoring devices in nursing homes.
It will be a criminal offense to tamper, obstruct or destroy the devices.
If your senior has a roommate, the roommate must grant permission to the elderly video monitoring system.
Confronted with so many security cameras available, you may wonder which is the best security camera to watch elderly.
Below are the recommendations of some best security cameras for seniors.
In Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas, you can legally put a granny cam in your senior’s nursing-home room.
And several other states have been considering following suit.